sorrow-fulness

sorrowful

[sor-uh-fuhl, sawr-]
adjective
1.
full of or feeling sorrow; grieved; sad.
2.
showing or expressing sorrow; mournful; plaintive: a sorrowful song.
3.
involving or causing sorrow; distressing: a sorrowful event.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English sorowful, Old English sorgful. See sorrow, -ful

sorrowfully, adverb
sorrowfulness, noun
oversorrowful, adjective
oversorrowfully, adverb
oversorrowfulness, noun


1. unhappy, grieving. 2. melancholy. 3. piteous, heartbreaking.
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sorrowful

adjective
experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13 [ant: joyful
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